Wednesday, July 29, 2015

STH Stormwatch : Update on DEEP depression in Bay of Bengal (29Jul2015)

Placed above are images from JTWC (Google Earth) and the latest IR2 image from IMD of the deep depression in the Bay of Bengal.

Excerpt from IMD (0900h, 29July2015)
'The depression over northeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining coastal areas of Bangladesh & West Bengal moved southeastwards, concentrated into a deep depression and lay centred at 0530 hours IST of today, the 29th July, 2015 over north east Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of Bangladesh near Lat. 21.0 ° N and Long. 91.0 °E, 160 km south­ southwest of Chittagong (Bangladesh). The system would move nearly northward and cross Bangladesh Coast on 30th forenoon between Long. 90.5 °E and 91.5 °E.'

Praful Rao,
Dist Darjeeling

NB: Italics are mine.

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